Mineta, Norman Yoshio (11/12/1931-)

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  • Occupation: Politician, U.S. Representative, U.S. Secretary of Commerce, U.S. Secretary of Transportation
  • Number of Terms: 9
  • Committees/Roles: Audit and Review Committee, Member, 1979-1995; Investment Policy Committe, Member, 1989; Ad Hoc Committee on Food Services, Member, 1985-1986.


  • Mineta, Norman Yoshio 11/12/1931-
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • Representative
  • Democrat Regents
  • Board of Regents Audit and Review Committee
  • Board of Regents Investment Policy Committee
  • Board of Regents Ad hoc committees


Smithsonian Board of Regents

Regent type

Representative (Democrat)




Congressional Directory. 104th Congress, 1995-1996. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1995; Notable Asian Americans. Detroit: Gale Research, 1995; Who's Who in America. 44th edition, 1986-1987. Wilmette, Il: Marquis Who's Who, 1986; Who's Who in Government. Third edition, 1977. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1975.

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Regent Tenure: 01/18/1979-10/19/1995


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